Stage 2

The Brotox Boom: Why More Men Are Turning to Plastic Surgery

BRENT LOOKS LIKE the archetypal thirty­something tech guy. Clad in dark jeans and a button-­­up, the marketing director fits right in at his startup in San Jose. He landed the gig with the usual Silicon Valley pedigree, having worked at a couple of startups and Fortune 500 companies. He keeps a regimented gym schedule. He’s also spent dozens of hours and tens of thousands of dollars in the tastefully beige Palo Alto office of his plastic surgeon, David Lieberman: